Daddy Mac

Daddy Mac

Daddy Mac

Year Registered 2009
ACS Registration Number 2753
Species japonica
Variety Daddy Mac
Bloom Color White with flecks and streaks of dark red coral pink and light red to medium pink mixed in an irregular pattern throughout the bloom. It has light yellow anthers and yellow filaments.
Bloom Size large 4 1/2" x 3" [treated 5 1/2" x 4"]
Bloom Season Early to Midseason
Growth Habit The plant habit is spreading and open.
Growth Rate The growth rate is slow.
General Bloom The flower is long lasting. The bloom has 2 rows of guard petals, numbering about 14 to 18. The outside row flat or slightly curved back and the inside row often folded and turned upright producing “rabbit ears”. The inside of bloom is a profusion of about 110 to 190 petaloids mixed with hidden stamens and a few larger curved irregular upright petals. It won the Best Seedling award at the Gulf Coast Shows in the early 1980's.
Age/First Bloom/Introduced This 30 year old chance seedling C. japonica first bloomed in 1979.
Plant & Leaves Habit is spreading and open with slow growth rate. It does not have landscape potential.
Originator/Registered By/Propagator Originated and registered by John M. Davy of Pace, Florida and propagated by Panhandle Select, LLC of Milton, Florida.
Place of Origination Pace, Florida, USA
Pollen Parent
Seed Parent chance seedling
Link http://camellia.unipv.it/camelliadb2/dbwin.php?pippo=4263
Hardiness Zone